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How did I ever get here?

Posted by Hoping4_1 in So were the days of OUR lives..., 18 August 2014 · 338 views

As I look back on my journey I'll never forget when I first joined here. I was looking through some signatures and was showing my DH how some women here have gone through so many treatments. Shortly after that I got pregnant with twins on my first IVF. Never did I think I'd end up with my signature.
 
Now my signature is long, 2 IVF's and going...

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Update on appt and ultrasounds.

Posted by Nurse08 in The Love of a Sister, 16 August 2014 · 209 views

So since my last entry we met with our RE/OB on Aug 11. This was our first OB appointment with him. He did the usual family history, and asked about our GS previous births. Since she has gone overdue with all 4 of her children he said he won't let her pass 39 weeks with a IVF pregnancy. So he will induce at that point. So now we are looking at a EDD of Fe...

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It Hurts

Posted by Ljo in Ljo's Blog, 15 August 2014 · 247 views

A couple of days ago, my friend was gathering stuff to start selling at her garage sale this weekend and she asked if there were any toys or things that my brother and sister in law might be interested in having since they are due in October. I mentioned it to my parents as well and my mom asked me to pick up some stuff for their house when the baby comes...

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WTH..Antibiotics again. Third time within a month. Any advices how to improve immune system? Tired of being seek

Posted by natti in natti's Blog, 01 August 2014 · 213 views

WTH..Antibiotics again. Third time within a month. Any advices how to improve immune system? Tired of being seek

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The official "End" ...

Posted by Vetter in Vetter's Blog, 01 August 2014 · 471 views

It's been quite a long time since I've written a blog post, especially here.  Why am I doing it?  I couldn't let this weekend go by without recognition of its importance. 
 
I've recognized all the milestones along this arduous infertility journey, and this one will be added too.  It is officially the end. 
 
As of Sunda...

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Seeking an Egg Donor to help us achieve our dream

Posted by amazing grace in amazing grace's Blog, 31 July 2014 · 130 views

As many of you know, it has been a difficult two years for me. Currently my husband and I are seeking a Caucasian egg donor who resides in the Greater Toronto Area. If anyone is interested, please let me know because we desperately want to achieve our dream of having a baby!

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An update from an oldie

Posted by KJ_mom in KJ_mom's Blog, 21 July 2014 · 433 views

I haven't been on this board since 2011 and while it looks like all the names have changed since I used to actively post here, I still thought I should come back and share my story.
 
Here is a link to my blog when DH and I stopped TTC in September 2011 which gives you the background on our reproductive history.  http://ivf.ca/forums/blog/5...

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Desperate need for an egg donor!!

Posted by Nisha in Nisha's Blog, 12 July 2014 · 408 views

We are 39 year old East Indian couple looking for an egg donor. After three IVF and one IUI attempt the doctor has advised us that it’s not possible to conceive with my own eggs and will need a donor. If anyone out there can help please contact me at nish2075@yahoo.ca
Looking forward to hear from you!!

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Dear God

Posted by gibasgirl in gibasgirl's Blog, 30 June 2014 · 443 views

Dear God Dear God,

If I can't have a baby, can I win the lottery instead?

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Control Issues

Posted by quandry in Eggs in a basket and other worthless quotes, 20 June 2014 · 451 views
Loss, DE, adoption, Plans

As some of you know, DH and I had our most recent and devastating loss at almost 13 weeks at the end of March.  It wasn't too long or drawn out, but it did involve both Miso and a DNC a week later, as well as many weeks of bleeding, grief, and then the development of a new plan....
 
We've known for a while that the most likely culprit for our m...

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Waiting Game and the start of IVF round #1

Posted by rascal77 in Rantings through the IVF process, 16 June 2014 · 311 views

After having the TESE done in December time seemed to stand still.  We were in the wonderful world of waiting....waiting to hear from Heartland when we would be able to start our first cycle.  We called periodically over the next couple of months to check on things and were told the same thing you can expect to be called to go in the May/June cy...

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Embryo Transfer Day!

Posted by MeganSwanek in We Are All Made of Stars, 10 June 2014 · 569 views
ivf, embryotransfer

Embryo Transfer Day! Embryo Transfer Day!

 
I woke up excited and nervous yesterday because, after months of planning and waiting, it was finally transfer day ! But I was more nervous than anything. When we had the egg retrieval on Wednesday, there were seven eggs. Of those seven, only six fertilized. Of those six, only three were normal at our last upd...

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Update- HCG Beta Test Level IU 36- inconclusive pregnancy?

Posted by JML in JML's Blog, 09 June 2014 · 558 views
HGC, Beta, IU

Hi Everyone, just a follow up to my post below.  We had great results this session and got a total of 12 eggs,  3 frozen and 2 transfered (3AA and 4AA) - way better than last time.
 
THis is my second attempt at IVF, and I just got my HCG Beta test down today.  I have a level of 36 and after 9 days of waiting and waiting all today to...

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From: Hopeful for East Indian Egg Donor - New DonorConnect Listing

Posted by hope4best0328 in hope4best0328's Blog, 04 June 2014 · 248 views

Looking for East indian egg donor. please contact me hope4best0328@yahoo.ca
 
Thanks.
 
Source: Hopeful for East Indian Egg Donor - New DonorConnect Listing

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It is over

Posted by Casey4 in Casey4's journey through IVF and Donor Eggs, 22 May 2014 · 670 views

The title says it all, result can back negative.  That sucks.  I held off testing, so I was prepared for the results to go either way.
 
I look back thinking there was nothing else I could have done.  I had a strong donor who had 4 previous positives.  I added intralipids, heparin, low dose aspirin, dexamethasone to the mix of dru...

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2ww

Posted by nidhi in nidhi's Blog, 21 May 2014 · 364 views

hi all,
This is my 1st blog. Not understanding what to write & how to express. I had my 5th iui on 15/5 n nw in the long 2ww. these r the longest days of my life. Since im having no symptoms at all im getting more restless.Anyone around with same feelings.

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Second round of IUI, first round using Gonal F injections

Posted by SpunkyMom in SpunkyMom's Blog, 10 May 2014 · 299 views

Hi there,
 
I had my second round of IUI this past Wednesday and Thursday after having two cancelled cycles due to a cyst and high FSH.  As mentioned in an earlier post, I've been taking supplements and doing acupuncture to get my body ready.  I have low AMH, which I don't understand as the past two cycles i've had 18 antral follicles each...

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Three things you should never say to a woman after a miscarriage

Posted by L&L in L&L's Blog, 10 May 2014 · 570 views

Since many of you, like me, suffered from miscarriages on top of having a hard time conceiving, I thought I'd share this article on what not to say after miscarriage. It's interesting because I think the same advice applies to other aspects of infertility.
 
http://www.parentsca...an-after-a-m...

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What a difference a year or two makes

Posted by galfromaway in galfromaway's Blog, 02 May 2014 · 518 views

Two years ago, this was published.
 
http://www.theglobea...article4106009/
 
A year ago, I was at home with a newborn, changing poopy diapers and breastfeeding.
 
This year, my daughter is 14 months old, walking and communicating and giggling.
 
And...

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feeling anxious...

Posted by Megan& TTC in Megan & TTC's Blog, 01 May 2014 · 296 views

Well i just got back from vacation. I was on the west coast welcoming my sisters new daughter into the world. I had a great visit. I loved being around my Niece and Nephew. But it really made me anxious about not having a family of my own. I feel that i really have to pull teeth to get appointments and test results, It's been 5 months since my last appoin...



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